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An open letter to my white ‘friends’ who remain silent

Tuesday, many of us who have the privilege of still being employed during the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off our post-Memorial Day holiday week with...

5 things to consider before sharing ‘trauma porn’ videos on social media

Last year following the death of Nipsey Hussle, I wrote a piece about the lack of discernment many people showed while sharing traumatic videos...

#SaltyAF: Has it become impossible to make Black audiences happy?

Over the weekend Netflix finally premiered its highly anticipated Kenya Barris offering #blackAF and as per usual Black Twitter wasted no time giving its...

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I liked Nathan from the moment he and his Southern drawl hopped into Issa’s party Lyft. I was over him when he got ghost. Then forgave him when he came back with the clutch block party plug. Since his...
Gabrielle Union is returning to our small screens with the second season of LA's Finest, the hit show she stars in and executive produces alongside Jessica Alba. READ MORE: Gabrielle Union speaks out about discrimination, toxic work environment at ‘AGT’ From...

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Venus Williams launches new sunscreen line for women of color

Venus Williams may be a world-renowned athlete but now the legendary tennis player is parlaying...
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Kevin Hart shares details on his new audiobook ‘The Decision: Overcoming Today’s BS for Tomorrow’s Success’

After a successful first book release, Kevin Hart decides to once again enter the literary...

Does the coronavirus now mean that I can’t give ‘dap’ anymore? 

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country, forcing us all to practice...

Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in...
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Black women open up about dating other POC amid Hollywood spotlight

For decades, interracial relationships in Hollywood were rarely, if ever, seen. When pairings did grace...

Sports

Colin Kaepernick to pay legal fees of Minneapolis protesters

Colin Kaepernick isn’t just offering his moral support to the Minneapolis protesters angry about the...

Stephen Jackson joins rally in Minneapolis to honor his ‘brother’ George Floyd

NBA champion Stephen Jackson has shared his anguish about the death of George Floyd, a...

Wrestling coach fired over social media post mocking George Floyd

A Washington State wrestling coach has found himself without a job after he made a...
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Zion Williamson attempts to block order requesting him to admit illegal benefits at Duke

New Orleans Pelicans player Zion Williamson has filed for a protective order against what he...
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Colin Kaepernick says protestors ‘have the right to fight back’ after death of George Floyd

Colin Kaepernick has broken his silence regarding the death of George Floyd, who was killed...

Business

2 Chainz’s Atlanta restaurant shut down for violating COVID-19 guidelines

The Georgia State Police have reportedly shut down one of 2 Chainz’s Atlanta area restaurants for...

White man calls cops on Black men at Minneapolis WeWork gym

There are constant reminders that being a Black person in America is exhausting and a...
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NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for...

Hanifa launches Pink Label Congo collection using 3D models on IG Live

Hanifa has rocked social media by debuting its latest collection from designer Anifa Mvuemba on...

Frank Baker gifts $1 million to fund scholarships, graduates’ tuition at Spelman College

A group of Spelman College students has received a blessing, akin to one that Morehouse...